Experience the wonder of nature at Elkhart County Parks.


Rediscover the pleasures of life.

Experience the wind through the trees, the sounds of rushing water, a hike on a woodland trail. Much of the Elkhart County Park and Recreation Department systems has been left in a natural state. Our 1500 acres provides plenty of room for picnicking, hiking, fishing or just experiencing the wonder of nature. No matter what your favorite outdoor activity may be, Elkhart County Parks offer something for everyone.

Bonneyville MillThe early history of Elkhart County will come to life with a visit to two of Elkhart County's premier historical sites. Bonneyville Mill, Indiana's oldest continuously operating grist mill, where they still produce stone ground flour the old-fashioned way; and the Elkhart County Historical Museum containing over 20,000 artifacts reflecting Elkhart County's cultural heritage.



Mission Statement
The Elkhart County Parks Department mission is to enhance the quality of life,

preserve the County’s cultural, historical, and natural resources; and provide

educational and recreational opportunities.

Elkhart County ParksAccessibility Statement
The Elkhart County Park and Recreation Department welcomes all citizens regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, sex, age or disability to attend our programs and use our facilities. If you have a disability requiring special accommodations for access to programs and facilities, or comments and suggestions concerning our parks, please see below to contact our administration office.

Payment Methods

Payment for program fees or shelter reservations can be made by cash, check or credit card. Payments by cash or check can be made in person at the Elkhart County Parks Administration office, 211 W. Lincoln Ave, Goshen Indiana. Payment by credit card can be made in person or by phone at 574-535-6458.

If paying by credit card a convenience fee of $1.00 or 3%, which ever is greater, will be applied.





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Elkhart County Parks and Recreation
211 W. Lincoln Ave.
Goshen, IN 46526-3280

Phone 574-535-6458   TDD 574-535-6420
Email info@elkhartcountyparks.org